Ak Bars Kazan - Metallurg Novokuznetsk  3-4 (0:0, 2:3, 1:1)

First period:
No scoring.
Second period:
0-1 MNK  2:34  Moskalev,9 (Kutyavin)
1-1 AKB  3:29  Zaripov,12 (Fedorov)
2-1 AKB  6:39  Zaripov,13 (Balmin)
2-2 MNK  9:22  Lapin,3 (Kurochkin, Khlebnikov)
2-3 MNK 10:25  Nikolaev,8 (Makarov)
Third period:
3-3 AKB 14:10  Zaripov,14 (Fedorov)
3-4 MNK 15:32  Tyurin,7

Goaltenders: Tsarev (L,24-9-1) 17/21 - Tarasov (W,7-9-1) 23/26.

Shots:
AKB   8  9  9 -- 26
MNK   8  6  7 -- 21

Power play: Ak Bars 0/4, Metallurg 0/2.
February 12. Kazan. Sports Palace. A - 3,800 (3,800).